Cast & Characters

The superstars of Seattle’s Burlesque A-List, including Lily Verlaine, Waxie Moon, Babette La Fave, Tory Tiara, and Jasper McCann become the denizens of the exclusive after-hours party where Nutcracker characters unwind. Our principal dancers are joined by a Corps du Burlesque featuring Mimi Me, Holly Pop, Laurel Bordeaux, Paris Original, and Poppy Daze. This power-house ensemble reveals the offstage lives of the staid characters of The Nutcracker as they shed their inhibitions…and their costumes!

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Lily Verlaine

Countess of Coffee, The Snow Queen, Prima Florearina

“A living, breathing work of art,” Lily Verlaine is a classical ballet dancer and burlesque artist. She has studied at San Francisco Ballet and other notable schools with some of READ MORE»

Jasper McCann

Jasper McCann

Charles Drosselmingus

Jasper McCann, Co-producer   Mr. McCann is a jack-of-all-trades entertainer, musician, writer, and humorist. He is the Technical Director, Associate Artistic Director, Writer, Lyricist, and Co-Producer of  Through The Looking Glass:  The READ MORE»

Tory Tiara

Tory Tiara

The Sugar Plum Fairy, Hot Chocolate!, Volga Gal, Snowflake

Tory grew up in Ashland, Oregon where she studied under Sylvia Bolton. She spent summers on scholarship with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet and Northwest Professional Dance Project. READ MORE»

Waxie Moon

Waxie Moon

King of Rats, Volga Boy, Snowflake, Blossom

 “Waxie Moon”, a gender-blending “boylesque” performance-art stripping sensation has performed at numerous venues throughout Seattle including Key Arena, On the Boards, The Seattle Rep, ACT Theatre, The Moore Theatre and READ MORE»

Babette La Fave

Babette La Fave

The Swingin’ Tree, Snowflake, Blossom

 Originally hailing from Vancouver, BC, Paula Oliver is a Canadian cabaret and burlesque pioneer, with 17 years of performances under her belt. She started her performance career dancing with The READ MORE»

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CORPS DU BURLESQUE

Our unmatched Corps du Burlesque features such Seattle favorites as Holly Pop, Paris Original, and Laurel Bordeaux. Mimi Me Rosette, a Snowflake Mimi Me is originally from southwest Florida where she READ MORE»